UBS Asset Management’s CDO & Element22's founder look at some of the challenges facing the alt data space.
Has the so-called ‘API economy’ been over-hyped, or is there value in recalibrating an open API strategy? WatersTechnology examines.
Consortium weighs building fixed-income software in potential threat to Ion, the dominant vendor
These specialists are touting services for monitoring third parties amid tougher rules on outsourcing risk.
FactSet's deployment on top of OpenFin and vote of confidence in the FDC3 standards paves the way for next evolution of desktop interoperability.
Petition for Chicago programmer Jitesh Thakkar nears its goal as industry worries about precedent CFTC enforcement case could set.
The offering, which took more than a year to build, combines deep, transfer and human-in-the-loop loop learning to find patterns.
Gokey discusses Broadridge's aim to be a one-stop shop for users and how it sees emerging technologies as its future.
Josephine Gallagher explores some of the real-life applications of homomorphic encryption in development and the main roadblocks to its adoption.
Sibos 2019 was a significant event for SmartStream Technologies, marking the official launch of SmartStream Air, the firm’s cloud-native, AI-enabled reconciliations platform that is set to shake up the reconciliations industry. Victor Anderson caught up…
Banks are showing interest in solutions based on homomorphic encryption, including for sharing information on cybercrime. Jo takes a look at what this technology is, and if these solutions can be commercially viable.
WatersTechnology spent three months examining Fidessa to see what has transpired inside the vendor since the Ion acquisition. During a period of great change, a lot of questions—and worry—remain.
The vendor is also experimenting with machine learning to help the buy-side sift through the vast amount of unstructured alternatives investment data.
Confluence has a big job ahead integrating StatPro’s various analytics tools.
As more financial institutions are starting to expand their usage of AI, they are turning to the cloud to help scale up. However, there are things to consider before doing so. Wei-Shen Wong examines.
The company plans to test machine-learning models in the coming months to automatically fix IT system fragmentation.
Smart contract developers should not be responsible for violations of regulation perpetrated on the blockchain, says Katten special counsel.
The bank's R&D arm, Main Incubator, has piloted blockchain projects, including settlement of commercial paper in T+0.
The vendor is live with FX NDFs on the new cloud-based platform, but credit has been pushed to 2020 earliest.
Northern Trust is doubling down on outsourced trading as asset managers face more margin pressures.
Led by Bryan Cross (pictured), the asset manager's QED team aims to blend quant and fundamental to find unique solutions to new problems.
Bureau Van Dijk's Compliance Catalyst has been rebuilt ahead of plans to move the platform to the cloud, as well as navigate the EU's fifth anti-money laundering directive.
The Danish vendor is looking to partner with fintechs to allow for buy-side firms to benefit from minimal integrations and to reduce contractual barriers.
Many in financial services are trialing artificial intelligence (AI) applications, with projects increasingly sophisticated in methodology and ambition. WatersTechnology, in partnership with SmartStream, recently convened a Chatham House-style discussion…